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School officials take action on concerning social media post

WAND News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:55
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Administrators at Centennial High School say they believe they averted a concerning situation after they took action on a social media post.  
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FBI conducting search in Decatur

WAND News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:44
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The FBI and Decatur police will be searching an area of Lake Decatur to recover evidence in a recent case.  
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3 stabbed outside Lanphier High School

WAND News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:19
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Three people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing at Lanphier High School. 
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Moweaqua Ambulance on track to close

WAND News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:53
MOWEAQUA, Ill. (WAND) - The ambulance service that has served Moweaqua since 1982 started as a volunteer-run service, but currently, it has been on a downward spiral. 
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DUI charges filed against motorist in crash on U.S. 150 near Danville

WAND News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:19
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND)- Illinois State Police Traffic are investigating a two vehicle crash on U.S. Route 150 at Batestown Road. The preliminary crash information shows Erika Langford of Westville Illinois was southbound on Batestown Road, and a State Trooper was westbound on U.S. Route 150. Langford failed to stop at a stop sign, pulling out into the path of the State Trooper. The officer swerved to the left, attempting to avoid Langford, but was unable to stop in time, striking ...
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Adopt a snowflake

WAND News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 17:54
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Webster-Cantrell Hall is working to make each of their 26 boy's Christmas something special. 
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Webster Cantrell Hall gets facelift

WAND News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 17:48
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Jackson Ford Decatur has decided to give a deserving organization a little help with interior design. 
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Two dead after semi crash

WAND News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 14:53
CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) - The DeWitt County Sheriff's Department, the County Coroner, and the Illinois State Police are investigating a deadly crash that left two people dead. 
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Letter to veterans at the Old State Capitol

WAND News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 18:21
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- While many attended parades and various other veteran’s day events, others were writing letters. The Illinois Soldiers Aid Society were at the Old State Capitol today, encouraging citizens to write letters to veteran. Along with being able to write a letter that would be sent to a veteran, there were civil war era letters on display for people to read. Organizers hope the letters will help brighten the day of veterans and soldiers overseas. &ld...
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Empowering women at Power in Pumps Conference

WAND News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 18:14
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The inaugural Power in Pumps Conference happened Saturday at the Decatur Club and gave women a chance to be impacted and empowered. 
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Governor Rauner visits Decatur veterans

WAND News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 18:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner traveled through Springfield and Decatur Saturday to visit Veterans and thank them for their service.  
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Heroes Helping Heroes Foundation honors veterans

WAND News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 17:52
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Saturday afternoon, the non-profit Heroes Helping Heroes Foundation held its inaugural Veterans Day Run/Walk. 
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I-TEAM: Corruption probe leads to Shelby County Arrest

WAND News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 14:16
Shelbyville, Ill (WAND) – A corruption investigation in Shelby County has led to the arrest of a local government official.
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Nearly 4,000 Macon County families receiving food

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 23:30
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project is underway.  
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'Box City' provides homelessness learning experience

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 23:13
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Millikin University students experienced firsthand just what it’s like to be homeless. 
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Marine Corps birthday draws Decatur crowd

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:58
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur group honored a military anniversary Friday night. 
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Tempers flare over government budgeting

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:19
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois’ financial situation may have deteriorated. 
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Performances coming to historic Champaign theater

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 21:12
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – A Champaign theater has entertained the public for nearly a century. 
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Family records, documents available in archives

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 19:11
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – People can take a look at their family history at an Urbana library display.
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State trooper injured in squad car crash

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 18:01
VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A Vermilion County crash involving a squad car left a trooper injured. 
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